The University of Washington's Bothell campus' MBA program and the Biotechnology and Biomedical Technology Institute present Michael Martino for a lecture and discussion, "The Strategic Bio-Entrepreneur," from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m. in the North Creek Events Center, 18115 Campus Way NE, Bothell. Call 425-352-3259.
The Granite Falls Library offers a teen Rock Band program from 3 to 6 p.m. at 815 E. Galena St., Granite Falls. Food provided. Call 360-691-6087.
The Kamiak High School Drama team presents its winter play, "Flowers for Algernon," at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Jan. 24 at 10801 Harbour Pointe Blvd., Mukilteo. The play is appropriate for middle schoolers and up. The cost is $8 for adults, $5 for students. Call 425-356-6654.
Kool Smiles in Everett offers free dental screenings for children from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Everett Boys & Girls Club, 2316 12th St., Everett. Kool Smiles provides quality dental care for children of families with low incomes. Call 425-259-5147 or 425-374-0894.
The Adopt-A-Stream Foundation has scheduled a class on Washington's native trumpeter and tundra swans from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 600 128th St. SE, Everett. The class concludes with a guided field trip to a night-roost viewing site in the Snohomish basin. The class is open to adults and kids from fifth grade up. The cost is $75 per person. Advance purchase is required. Call 425-316-8592.
The ITT Technical Institute in Everett has scheduled a community Open House from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 24 at 1615 75th St. SW, Suite 200, Everett. Organizers plan to give away food and other items and to provide campus tours. Call 425-939-3689.
Compass Health in Everett has scheduled an Introduction to Foster Parenting class from 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 24 at 4526 Federal Ave., Everett. The class provides information about foster care and the requirements for becoming a foster parent. Call 425-232-7933.
The Hackers Hockey adult recreational hockey team is looking for players for the current season that ends in April. Evening games are regularly scheduled at the Everett Events Center for ages 18 to 65 on Sundays. Call 425-239-3338.
The Everett Elks 35th annual Hoop Shoot is scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Everett High School Gym, 2416 Wetmore Ave., Everett. The freethrow basketball contest is for youth ages 8 to 13. Winners compete against other contestants in the district event on Jan. 31. Call 425-252-4179.
The Puget Sound Camera Club is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. every second, fourth and fifth Monday of the month. Maplewood Presbyterian Church, 19523 84th Ave. W., Edmonds. Call 425-776-2442.
Mukilteo Arts Guild's open-mike night is 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays, Whidbey Coffee and Cafe, 619 Fourth St., Mukilteo. Call 425-423-0450.
Arlington Library Book Group meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Arlington Library, 135 N. Washington Ave., Arlington. Call 360-435-3033.
Granite Falls Library presents family story time at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Granite Falls Library, 815 E. Galena St., Granite Falls. Call 360-691-6087.
Story time for 2- and 3-year-olds, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Call 425-257-8030.
Edmonds Kiwanis Club, 10 a.m. Tuesdays, South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Call 425-771-8949
The Everett Senior Center presents reflexology sessions 10 a.m. to noon every Tuesday, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. Call 425-257-8780.
Friends of Camano Island Parks presents Doug Myers with the Puget Sound Nearshore Partnership for a talk on reducing storm water runoff, increasing aquifer recharge, minimizing pollution and protecting groundwater at 7 p.m. at the Camano Multipurpose Center, 141 East Camano Drive, Camano Island. Call 360-387-2236.
Everett Community College Student Activities Health and Wellness Program and the Puget Sound Blood Center offer a Winter Blood Drive from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Jackson Center, 2000 Tower St., Everett. Call 425-388-9509.
The Granite Falls Library offers a teen Manga 100, Making a Manga class at 3 p.m. Jan. 22 at 815 E. Galena St., Granite Falls. Call 360-691-6087.
South County Senior Center offers a Bead Crochet Class from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursdays through Jan. 26 at 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Learn how to combine crochet with beading to create bracelets. Supplies are included. The cost is $25 for members, $28 for nonmembers. Call 425-774-5555.
The Art Workshop has scheduled a poetry slam from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Rosehill Community Center, Suite 103, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. Poets must perform their own original work; props, costumes or musical accompaniment are not allowed. Poets have three to five minutes to perform their piece. The event is free.
Everett Community College Student Activities Health and Wellness Program and the Puget Sound Blood Center offer a Winter Blood Drive from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Jackson Center, 2000 Tower St., Everett. Walk-ins are welcome. Call 425-388-9509.
The Intermec Toastmasters meet from noon to 1 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays each month at 6001 36th Ave. W., Everett. Call 425-265-2395.
Latin American-based aerobic fitness classes are 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Monday and Thursday. Open to the public. Cost per class is $6. Creekside Karate, 1103 Gohr Road, Sultan. Call 360-793-4377.
The Silver Lake Kiwanis meet at 7 p.m. every Wednesday except the first Wednesday of the month at Patty's Eggnest, 6720 Evergreen Way, Everett.
Everett Area Newcomers welcomes women new to the area. The group has 15 different activities available on a monthly basis. Newsletter upon request. Call 425-773-1358.
The Genealogical Society of South Whidbey Island meets at 1 p.m. the second Monday of the month from September through June at Trinity Lutheran Church, 18341 Highway 525, Freeland. Call 360-579-2352.
Mothers and More meets from 7:30 to 9 p.m. every third Tuesday at Spotted Cow Cream and Bean in Mill Creek Town Center. Prospective members are welcome. For information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Everett Emblem Club meets at 11 a.m. the second Monday of each month at Redman Hall, 6814 Washington Ave., Everett.
Widowed Information and Consultation Services offers support groups for widowed men and women in Everett, Lynnwood and Sultan. Call 425-252-7617.
Marysville Parks and Recreation presents yoga classes from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesdays and from 6 to 7:15 p.m. Thursdays at the Ken Baxter Senior and Community Center in Marysville. The six-week sessions are $48. Call 360-363-8400.
The Humane Society offers free dog food to help feed pets whose owners cannot always afford to. Happy Paws Farm, 19933 Old Burn Road, Arlington, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. every Saturday. Documentation of low-income status required. Call 360-652-5844.
The Sons of Italy of Marysville invites all Italian-Americans to monthly get-togethers the third Wednesday of every month. Meetings are 7 p.m. at The Big Red Barn at Jennings Park, Marysville. Call 360-435-6878.
East County Senior Center offers a free writing class at 2 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of each month, 276 Sky River Parkway, Monroe. Call 360-794-6359.
Fit for Life Class meets from 2 to 3 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. The cost for eight classes is $22. Call 360-653-4551.
Pocahontas Tribe 11 meets at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at Redman Hall, 6814 Washington Ave., Everett. Call 425-259-4567.
Mill Creek Toastmasters meet on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at Merrill Gardens, 14905 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek. Call 425-753-0542.
Everett Rock and Gem Club meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month, First United Methodist Church, 3530 Colby Ave., Everett. Families are encouraged to attend. Call 360-658-7435.
Stanwood Eagles FOE 3041 meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays at 6419 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood. Call 360-629-3224 or www.foe.com/3041.
Valley Spinners Guild meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 1512 Pine St., Snohomish. Learn to spin wool. 360-793-0962.
Mill Creek Seniors Club holds potlucks in the community room at Mill Creek City Hall, 15728 Main St., Mill Creek. The group meets at noon on the first and third Monday of each month. Call 425-357-1260.
Sultan's Early Words Toastmasters meets at 7:30 a.m. Thursdays, Sultan Community Center, 319 Main St., Sultan. Visitors welcome. Call 425-346-7077.
Everett Public Library brown-bag book discussion is at noon on the first Tuesday of each month in the main library training room, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Call 425-257-8000.
Sno-Isle Genealogy Society meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the Mountlake Terrace Public Library, 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. Visit the society's research library 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday or 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 19827 Poplar Way, Lynnwood. Call 425-775-6267.
Rotary Hispanic Center, 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, New Beginnings Church, 21705 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace.
Marysville Lions Club, 6:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays, Village Restaurant, Marysville. 360-659-8484.
YOU CAN HELP
The Mill Creek Senior Center seeks volunteer instructors for their personal computer classes. The center offers a variety of classes to seniors in the computer lab at the Washington State University Extension office in McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. Call 425-357-6002.
The Merry Haven Care Center seeks donations of houseplants, Beanie Babies, large-print word search books and Bibles. Please drop off donations at 800 10th St., Snohomish. Call 360-568-3161.
Operation Lookout, provider of services for abducted and runaway children, seeks energetic and committed people to be volunteer project assistants in Everett. 425-771-7335.
Partners in Palliative Care is looking for volunteer listeners for its support program. 425-261-4769.
Mill Creek Senior Center Foundation seeks volunteers to help raise money to build a senior center near the Mill Creek Country Club. 425-742-9125.
Stanwood-Camano Community Resource Center, 9620 271st St. NW, Stanwood, has volunteer opportunities for youths and adults, including working in the bookstore and doing grounds maintenance. 360-629-5257.
Volunteers of America Western Washington Everett Food Bank accepts donations from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at Volunteers of America, 1230 Broadway, Everett.
Snohomish Community Food Bank needs volunteers to help with a variety of tasks, including food processing and lifting assistance, on weekday mornings. Must be 16 or older. 360-568-7993.
Lake Stevens Family Support Center needs volunteers to assist with a variety of jobs, including clerical work, reception, programs, special-event planning, committee work and child program assistance. 425-397-7433.
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